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World’s oldest Catholic bishop dies at age 104

NEW YORK — The world’s oldest Roman Catholic bishop, who championed civil rights and promoted equality for women in the church, has died in New Jersey at age 104, church officials said on Wednesday.

Chicago to add nearly 1,000 police officers

CHICAGO — Chicago's police department plans to hire nearly 1,000 officers over the next two years in a bid to combat a surge of violence in the third-largest U.S. city including more than 500 murders this year, the Chicago Sun-Times reported on Wednesday.

Charlotte braces for more riots after police shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Authorities in Charlotte, North Carolina, braced on Wednesday for a possible second night of rioting triggered by the police killing of a black man who refused commands to drop a handgun that officers said he was brandishing.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls for Wells Fargo CEO to resign

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Lawmakers ripped into Wells Fargo & Co. head John Stumpf on Tuesday over the banking giant’s sales-practices scandal, with one senator calling on Stumpf to quit as chairman and chief executive.

Oklahoma launches criminal probe into shooting

TULSA, Okla. — A criminal investigation into a police officer in Oklahoma who shot and killed an unarmed black man seen on video with his hands in the air was underway, authorities said on Tuesday.

Easy resolution unlikely for contentious Dakota pipeline

CANNON BALL, N.D. — A potential rerouting of a long-anticipated pipeline at the center of a protest in North Dakota would be a laborious and costly task, possibly delaying a startup by months and provoking further opposition from Native American and environmental groups who were instrumental in halting construction.

Opening statements begin in ‘Bridgegate’ trial

NEWARK, N.J. — Two former associates of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie went on trial on Monday over their alleged roles in the “Bridgegate” scandal, which helped derail his presidential hopes.

Florida declares neighborhood Zika-free

MIAMI, Fla. — U.S. health officials on Monday urged pregnant women to consider putting off nonessential travel to Miami due to the Zika virus even as they lifted a travel warning for one neighborhood. Earlier in the day, Florida’s governor declared the neighborhood of Wynwood Zika-free and invited visitors to return.

Eisenhower family lifts opposition to Ike memorial

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The family of former President Dwight Eisenhower has lifted its longstanding opposition to the design of a memorial to him, the commission overseeing the project said on Monday.

U.S. pump prices rise as Colonial fixes gasoline pipeline leak

NEW YORK — Gasoline prices in the southeastern United States kept rising on Monday as Colonial Pipeline Co continued to fix a more-than-week long disruption on a key gasoline line that has led to complaints of long waits and price gouging at the pump.

Most states on track to meet emissions targets

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The 27 states challenging President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan in court say the lower emissions levels it would impose are an undue burden. But most are likely to hit them anyway.

New York bombing suspect captured

ELIZABETH, N.J. — An Afghanistan-born American suspected of carrying out the weekend bombing in New York City that wounded 29 people and planting other bombs in New York City and New Jersey was in custody after a gun battle with police on Monday.

Small bomb explodes ahead of New Jersey road race; no injuries

SEASIDE PARK, N.J. — A pipe bomb exploded in a New Jersey beach town on Saturday along the route of a charity road race to benefit military veterans and their families, but no injuries were reported in what authorities believe was a deliberate attack.

Julia re-strengthens into a tropical storm

NORTH CAROLINA — Tropical Depression Julia has strengthened into a tropical storm again, and is expected to meander off the coast of South and North Carolina for the next few days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Thursday.

Clinton visits N.Carolina in campaign trail return

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Hillary Clinton got back on the campaign trail on Thursday after taking three days off for pneumonia, and the Democratic presidential candidate faced a more challenging political landscape, with Republican rival Donald Trump rising in opinion polls.